August 13, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Seafood: ‘Ray’ wings sold to consumers include vulnerable species and can be mislabeled

Genetic testing by DNA Barcoding, has revealed which species are sold under the commercial term “ray wings” in Ireland and the UK. The blonde ray, given the lowest rating for sustainability in the marine conservation society’s good fish guide, was the … Continue reading

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June 25, 2013
by Dan Lashof
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This Is What Climate Leadership Looks Like

Dan Lashof, Program Director, Climate & Clean Air, Washington, D.C.
Today President Obama laid out his second term climate plan in a major speech at Georgetown University. I was thrilled to be here for this historic event.
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February 13, 2013
by Frances Beinecke
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President Strengthens His Call for National Climate Action

Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City
On Tuesday night, I had the honor of sitting in the House Chamber and hearing President Obama give a full-throated call for climate action in his State of the Union Address. &ldquo… Continue reading

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August 14, 2012
by Sustainability
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How Darden is farming lobsters for the long-term

The owner of Red Lobster, Olive Garden and other restaurant chains is working on creating sustainable sources to meet its massive demand for seafood.

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September 26, 2011
by Nathanael Greene
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New study shows thinning forests for biomass is not a climate win-win

Nathanael Greene, Director of Renewable Energy Policy, New York City
Demand for biomass is growing rapidly, as power companies come under increased pressure to find alternatives to fossil fuels like coal. (See NRDC’s Forests not Fuel si… Continue reading

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June 14, 2011
by Kaid Benfield
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Whisky = Power in Scotland. Really.

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities & Smart Growth, Washington, DC   
Helius Energy has announced the awarding of contracts to build a 7.2-megawatt, biomass-fueled electricity plant in Morayshire, Scotland.  “The plant… Continue reading

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January 24, 2011
by Peter Lehner
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An Environmental State of the Union: Opportunities for the Administration and the New Congress

When he delivers his State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Obama will present a report card on how the nation has fared the past year, offer up an agenda that seeks to bridge our partisan divide, and share with the American people his vision… Continue reading

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July 6, 2010
by Recycling
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Unilever Plans For 100% Sustainable Paper Packaging by 2020

Unilever, the parent compant of Lipton, Dove and Axe, plans to source all of its paper packaging from sustainable sources or recycled content within the next 10 years.
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